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Welcome to Ridgeway ...

The town of Ridgeway is located in Henry County<1>.

The location of Ridgeway has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ridgeway has a population of 700 people<3> (see below for details).

Ridgeway is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Ridgeway lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ridgeway is within the boundaries of the (276) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ridgeway had an population of 700 people. This is a decrease of 5.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ridgeway had a population of 742 people. This makes Ridgeway the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 742 people, the population of Ridgeway decreased 4.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 775 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ridgeway.

Communities Also Named Ridgeway ...

While we believe that this Ridgeway is located in Henry County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Ridgeway. Those communities are located in the following counties: Halifax and Pittsylvania County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 36 communities that are also named Ridgeway - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia (3), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ridgeway.

Communities near Ridgeway ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ridgeway.

  • Eden [Rockingham County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
    • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Ridgeway
    • Estimated population for 2018: 14,870 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reidsville
    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Ridgeway
    • Estimated population for 2018: 14,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville
  • Martinsville [Martinsville City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
    • Martinsville [Martinsville City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Ridgeway
    • Estimated population for 2018: 12,902 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville
  • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wentworth
    • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ridgeway
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,702 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentworth
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayodan
      • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Ridgeway
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,371 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan
    • Madison [Rockingham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
      • Madison [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Ridgeway
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison
    • Stoneville [Rockingham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneville
      • Stoneville [Rockingham County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Ridgeway
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,243 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville
    • Fairview [Rockingham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Rockingham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Ridgeway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
    • Chatmoss [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatmoss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatmoss
      • Chatmoss [Henry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Ridgeway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatmoss
    • Horse Pasture [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horse Pasture have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horse Pasture
      • Horse Pasture [Henry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ridgeway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horse Pasture

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ridgeway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ridgeway.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ridgeway. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ridgeway.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ridgeway. See our Newspapers Page for Ridgeway.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgeway ...

Looking for more information about Ridgeway? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ridgeway, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ridgeway.

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About Henry County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ridgeway. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Henry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ridgeway.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ridgeway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ridgeway) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ridgeway. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ridgeway

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgeway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5782, Longitude: -79.8583       In this case, the coordinates for Ridgeway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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